Monday, 14 November 2022 | President Isaac Herzog yesterday tasked Likud chairman Benjamin Netanyahu with forming the next government of Israel, following the victory of Netanyahu’s right-wing bloc in the elections earlier this month. After five elections in less than four years had failed to break the political stalemate, leaving the Jewish state without aContinue Reading »
Thursday, 10 November 2022 | Israel signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) yesterday with Jordan and the United Arab Emirates [UAE] to progress a year-old agreement to provide Israel with clean energy and Jordan with water. The three nations signed the agreement yesterday at the COP27 climate conference in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt. A previous MOUContinue Reading »
“Judea and Samaria—the name Judea says it all—is territory that historically had an important Jewish presence,” former US Ambassador to Israel David Friedman said in 2020. “As they say, it is the biblical heartland of Israel. It includes Hebron, where Abraham purchased a burial cave for his wife Sarah; Shiloh, where the Tabernacle rested forContinue Reading »
In the past months, the State of Israel has come under fire regarding the Israel Defense Force’s (IDF’s) Rules of Engagement (ROE). ROE are simply the internal rules or directives afforded military forces that define the circumstances, conditions, degree and manner in which the use of force may be applied. Open-fire policies determine those instancesContinue Reading »
Europe presents Israel with a distinct paradox. There’s fierce support and equally fierce opposition; endless prospects alongside endless trials and great opportunities offset by great challenges. Harnessing the potential, promises and pitfalls emanating from the 44 countries comprising the world’s second smallest continent to side with Israel is no small feat. Yet the Israel AlliesContinue Reading »
From the pen of Peter Fast, national director of Bridges for Peace Canada and the future CEO of Bridges for Peace International, comes the fifth installment of the Quirks of Israel. Join Peter on a journey through the wonderfully peculiar culture, traditions, heritage and daily life of this singular nation as he unpacks, introduces andContinue Reading »
The Volcani Center is the largest institution devoted to agricultural research and development in Israel, advancing agriculture in the Jewish state and abroad through innovation and problem solving. Headquartered in Rishon Lezion with experimental research stations in the north and south, the Volcani Center is responsible for many of Israel’s groundbreaking developments in plant andContinue Reading »
Friday, 4 November 2022 | It’s official. Bibi is back. With all the votes tallied and the seats divvied out to each political party according to the number of votes they received, Israel’s longest-serving prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, is set to return for another term at the helm. More importantly, after nearly four years andContinue Reading »
Wednesday, 2 November 2022 | PitchBook this week published its annual ratings for the universities that produce the most venture capital-backed entrepreneurs—with no less than five Israeli universities featuring among the top 50 and one within the top 10 for undergraduate programs, the Times of Israel reports. Tel Aviv University was first among the fiveContinue Reading »
Tuesday, 1 November 2022 | In a video posted to its official Telegram channel, Iran’s Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) threatened to rain down the wrath of its drone fleet on Israeli and US targets in the Middle East. Set to the soundtrack of rousing music building to a crescendo, the clip opens with scenes fromContinue Reading »
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